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Updated 3/21/2015

Family Labridae

HAWAII

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Juvenile, Angel Ledge, Midway, 80 feet

 

Subadult, Hanauma Bay, O'ahu, 25 feet

Female, YO-257, Waikiki, O'ahu, 100 feet

 

Juvenile, Sharks Cove, O'ahu, 30 feet

Juvenile, Makua, O'ahu, 35 feet

 

Male, Fish Hole, Midway, 50 feet

 

 



Female, Sharks Cove, O'ahu, 15 feet

Female, Makapu'u, O'ahu, 25 feet

 



Male transition, Midway Atoll


Male transition, Midway Atoll
 

BLACKSTRIPE or YELLOWSTRIPE CORIS     hilu

Females are uncommon on reefs exposed to surge at any depth, males rare, and juveniles common during late spring and summer.  Feeds upon invertebrates.  Attains 20 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.  Males were formerly known as Coris lepomis.